The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 84 81 87
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing WPF 12 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.00% 0.65% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.08% 1.91% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 3
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,250 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WPF
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
390 314 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 32.53% 34.17% 44.85%
Number of salaries quoted 335 279 395
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

WPF
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the South Wales region.

WPF Salary Trend in South Wales

WPF
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Caerphilly - 5 £35,000 -
Cardiff -2 3 £35,000 +16.66%
Monmouthshire -8 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Newport - 2 £32,500 -
WPF
Wales

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WPF.

1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (85.00%) Windows
3 16 (80.00%) C#
4 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (65.00%) MVC
5 11 (55.00%) .NET Framework
6 10 (50.00%) WinForms
6 10 (50.00%) Finance
6 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (50.00%) MVVM
7 7 (35.00%) MSTest
7 7 (35.00%) iPad
7 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
7 7 (35.00%) Android
7 7 (35.00%) iPhone
7 7 (35.00%) TDD
7 7 (35.00%) Silverlight
7 7 (35.00%) XAML
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
8 6 (30.00%) Java
8 6 (30.00%) SAP
8 6 (30.00%) DTV
8 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (30.00%) Electronics
8 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
8 6 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (30.00%) Programme Management

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) CMS
1 4 (20.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MSTest
2 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (15.00%) NUnit
3 3 (15.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (15.00%) Moq
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Electronics
2 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (30.00%) Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (35.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 6 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (55.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (50.00%) WinForms
5 7 (35.00%) Silverlight
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (20.00%) WCF
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 4 (20.00%) CSS
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (15.00%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (15.00%) Spring.NET
8 3 (15.00%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (15.00%) Ninject
9 2 (10.00%) XML
9 2 (10.00%) JSON
10 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
10 1 (5.00%) DirectX
10 1 (5.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) iPhone
1 7 (35.00%) iPad
2 6 (30.00%) DTV
3 4 (20.00%) Replication
4 3 (15.00%) Social Network
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (15.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) MVC
2 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (50.00%) MVVM
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (30.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (20.00%) High Availability
6 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (15.00%) Time Management
6 3 (15.00%) Kanban
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) OOP
6 3 (15.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
2 7 (35.00%) XAML
3 6 (30.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) VB
5 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.00%) VBA
6 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (10.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Xamarin
2 6 (30.00%) SAP
3 4 (20.00%) LexisNexis
4 3 (15.00%) Facebook
4 3 (15.00%) Twitter